Aquaponics program June 14 in Overton

OVERTON – Hobbyists and prospective aquaponics enthusiasts can learn from Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts about aquaponics and aquaculture during a June 14 program in Overton.  The program will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 1710 Farm-to-Market Road 3053. Cost is $60 per […]

Forest management workshop in Hallsville May 10

HALLSVILLE – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Texas A&M Forest Service will provide a forestry workshop for landowners May 10 in Hallsville. The workshop is free and will be held from noon to 4 p.m. at Gold Hall Community Center, 101 E. Elm St. Lunch will be provided. RSVP by May 3 at […]

Ranchers Leasing Workshop slated for April 24 in Burnet

BURNET – A Ranchers Leasing Workshop will be presented by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in Burnet County from noon-4:30 p.m. April 24. The AgriLife Extension office is located at 607 N.Vanderveer St., Suite 100 in Burnet. “This workshop is focused specifically on grazing, hunting and livestock leases,” said Tiffany Dowell Lashmet, AgriLife […]

Texas Water Resources Institute to hold water quality meeting April 16 in Rogers

ROGERS – The Texas Water Resources Institute, or TWRI, is hosting a meeting April 16 in Rogers for anyone interested in joining a partnership to improve and protect water quality in the Big Elm Creek watershed. TWRI is part of Texas A&M AgriLife Research, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the College of Agriculture and […]

Rainwater harvesting, turf management training set April 18 in Lockhart

LOCKHART – Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s Healthy Lawns and Healthy Waters Program is hosting a residential rainwater harvesting and turf management training April 18 in Lockhart. The free program will be from 1-5 p.m. at the Lockhart State Park, 2012 State Park Road. The training is offered in collaboration with the Plum Creek Watershed […]

Cibolo Creek water quality meeting will be April 4 in La Vernia

LA VERNIA – The Texas Water Resources Institute is hosting an April 4 meeting for anyone interested in becoming involved in a partnership to improve and protect the mid and lower Cibolo Creek watershed. The meeting will be at 6 p.m. at the Grace Bible Church, 390 Farm-to-Market Road 1346 South in La Vernia. Clare […]

Blackland Farmer podcasts offer helpful, timely, on-the-go producer info

THRALL – Agricultural producers in the Blacklands now have a means of getting practical, objective, research-based information practically anywhere and at any time, thanks to two Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service professionals. Ryan Collett, manager of the Stiles Farm Foundation, part of the Texas A&M University System, and Tyler Coufal, AgriLife Extension agriculture and natural […]

AgriLife Extension to offer wellness workshops in Austin during March, April

AUSTIN – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Travis County will present a series of four wellness workshops in Austin during March and April. The workshops are free and open to the public. Participants can participate at any or all of the workshops, which will be from 11 a.m.-noon in the meeting room of […]

East Texas Fruit and Vegetable Conference set March 1 in Lufkin

LUFKIN – The annual East Texas Fruit and Vegetable Conference will be held March 1 in Lufkin. The event begins with registration at 8 a.m. with the program running from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Pitser Garrison Convention Center, 601 N. 2nd St.  Cost is $30 per person and $50 per couple if registered […]

AgriLife Extension plans two-hour auxin trainings across state

COLLEGE STATION – As temperatures rise and thoughts turn to spring planting, many producers will need to update their training if they are planting dicamba-tolerant cotton and soybeans, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialist. To meet those needs, many two-hour auxin trainings are being planned by AgriLife Extension around the state, said […]